Interview: JD Simo

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Tipped as the next big thing in contemporary blues-rock, JD Simo talks to Guitar & Bass about recording his latest album, learning from Bonamassa and the guitar that changed his life… JD Simo is the kind of guitarist you would enjoy recommending to your muso buddies. An advocate of all things vintage as well as a talented bluesman, he is More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Interview: Ace from Skunk Anansie

With two decades in the game and six studio albums under their belts, Skunk Anansie have survived in a changing industry. G&B heads to RAK Studios and talks to guitarist Ace… Housed in a converted Victorian More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, April 14th, 2016
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Interview: George Gruhn – Guitar George

No visit to Nashville is complete without a trip to Gruhn Guitars. G&B meets its owner, the world’s leading authority on vintage American electric and acoustic guitars and related instruments. “My mother More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Interview: Daughter – How Not To Disappear Completely

London trio Daughter released the follow-up to their critically lauded debut album If You Leave in January. G&B met guitarist Igor Haefeli to find out how they went about making something even better… How More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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Interview: John Petrucci – Pet Sounds

Dream Theater’s latest offering, The Astonishing, is just that – a two-hour concept album telling an engrossing story, with music written by guitarist John Petrucci. Simon Bradley hears how he did it… There’s More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Top 10 Rock Bass Tips: Black Stone Cherry’s Jon Lawhon

The Black Stone Cherry bassist shares his knowledge and helps you rock harder!  1. Find the right bass for you This is first and foremost. Always remember, the instrument you play should be an extension of both More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, March 18th, 2016
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How I got started… Chris Rea – Rea-view Mirror

In the latest instalment of our regular series, it’s the turn of veteran songwriter and slide ace Chris Rea to look back on what made him pick up the guitar in the first place… A portrait of the legendary More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, March 10th, 2016
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Interview: Foals

At a time when British guitar music appears devoid of a credible standard bearer, Foals enter the new year with a brilliantly bold and expansive fourth album, a Brit Awards nomination and a sprawling world tour More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Interview: Richard Hawley – Hollow Meadows

After a turbulent period that saw Richard Hawley questioning whether he’d play live again, one of the UK’s finest songwriters and owner of a guitar collection to make grown men weep with envy returns triumphant More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, December 31st, 2015
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Interview: Mark Flanagan – Jools Holland’s guitarist

An encounter with Jools Holland led Mark Flanagan into a remarkable career as part of the TV star’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, playing alongside some true musical greats… Story & photography by Bob Hewitt If More...